Back when I was in college, I had the amazing experience to do something to help change lives, be creative, and be on TV: I was on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition! Here is the premise of the show: Day 1: … Continue reading
My dear friend Sarah (from A T-Shirt and Pearls) is expecting her first little one this summer, and she has been quite busy. Not only is she a rockin’ kindergarten teacher at our school, about to celebrate her 4th wedding … Continue reading
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Tagged 31, budgeting, Cash, cash envelope, coupon clutch, Dave Ramsey, Envelope, thirty-one
We hardly ever end up staying at home during a weekend. So, when we do, typically it is a very relaxing weekend. This one didn’t disappoint. It was just what we needed! So, did we get anything accomplished? Absolutely! Here … Continue reading
My dear and wonderful friend Sarah from A T-Shirt and Pearls is expecting her first baby. Sarah and her husband Britt asked if I would take their announcement picture. Well, just last week they found out it is a girl! … Continue reading
I am so excited that my business, Personally Yours, seems to be taking off. I have my beautiful new business cards and Facebook Page, and I even have the customers! My same wonderful friend (E) who “commissioned” me (doesn’t that … Continue reading
WARNING: I will not be held responsible for shortages on brown/granulated sugar and jelly jars due to the nature of this post. I am all about homemade gifts, especially when they can help the gift-giver save money. Some of the … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking, Do-It-Yourself, Family, Finance, Friends, What's New?
Tagged cheap gift, crafting, DIY, diy gift, holidays, mason jar gift
12/12/12 Update: You can check out Sarah’s blog post about her wreath-making experience here. Two weekends ago, I went with my friend Sarah from A T-shirt and Pearls to a benefit for the Hilliard House to make wreaths and other … Continue reading
I am very late with these pictures, but I wanted to put up some pictures from James and Jennifer’s wedding from a few weeks ago. They were married on a beautiful Saturday fall day on a gorgeous resort in northern … Continue reading
This has been quite the eventful summer. I wanted to post about everything that happened, but I just didn’t have the time to post about each and every detail. That’s why this post is a run-down of the events in … Continue reading
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Tagged crafts, doyle summer, fall, recap, summer, travel
Wow! This has been an incredible decade this has been for both of us! Here are some highlights from it: 1999-2003: Albemarle High School This was where we met and, 3 1/2 years later, fell in love. I think it … Continue reading